Narkanda

Situated at a high altitude on the Hindustan Tibet National highway, Narkanda is a town in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by the beautiful Shiwalik ranges, it is connected to Shimla by road. Narkanda is a hill resort and a skiing destination in winter. Narkanda is a captivating town that commands a unique view of the eternal snow line, is filled with apple orchards, cherry orchards and dense deodar forests. Hatu Mata Temple, Mahamaya Temple, Kotgarh and Thanedhar famous for apple orchards are some places to visit besides excellent walks and trek to Hatu peak.
Best time to visit: All through the year, January and February for Skiing
Languages spoken: Hindi, Pahari
Climate: Pleasant summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall
Adventure tourism: Skiing, Snowboarding, Trekking
Natures Bounty: Hatu Peak, Jalori Pass, Kacheri, Kotgarh, Thanedhar

दिल्ली से हाटु पीक नारकंडा की बाइक यात्रा

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हाटु पीक से करीब दो किलोमीटर पहले से ही सड़क पूरी तरह से बर्फ से ढकी हुई थी और जैसे ही हमने उसके ऊपर बाइक चलाने की कोशिश की, बाइक आगे जाने की बजाय पीछे की तरफ फिसलने लगी। हमारे पीछे कुछ फ़ीट पर खाई थी और रोकने के बावजूद बाइक पीछे की तरफ फिसल रही थी इसलिए मैंने बाइक को दाहिने हाथ के तरफ गिरा दिया जिससे बाइक का हैंडल बर्फ में धंस गया और बाइक रुक गयी।

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Weekend Trip to Narkanda

Weekend Trip to Narkanda

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Ah! It is always good to be back :-)

It has been a long hiatus – years I guess – since I have shared by travel experience on Ghumakkar. But its better late than never. It was a not so cold December Friday when I along with 3 companions arrived at Delhi ISBT to catch our bus to Narkanda.

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